Covid-19 fight: DRDO develops UV Disinfection Tower

New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection Tower for quick, chemical-free sanitization of high infection prone… Read more..

No more ouch! Study finds new way to treat acute pain

A staggering seven to ten per cent of the world’s population suffers from chronic pain, mainly due to damaged nerves. It can also occur, among… Read more..

Special trains to ferry tourists, migrant labourers

New Delhi: Easing the strict travel ban in force for the last over a month, Indian government has decided to run special passenger trains to… Read more..

India’s ‘tiniest’ baby released from Kochi hospital

Kochi: A baby born weighing just 350g, believed to be the tiniest in India to survive premature birth, has been discharged from a hospital in… Read more..

Covid-19 vaccine could be a reality by September

London: The wait for a vaccine to stop novel coronavirus appears to be just a few months away. Scientists at the Oxford University hopes to… Read more..

‘RT-PCR tests: India to be self-reliant by May end’

New Delhi: India will be self-reliant in production of RT-PCR (test using real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction to detect novel coronavirus) and Antibody test… Read more..

'Covid-19 may have devastating effects on Central Nervous System'

New Delhi: Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jodhpur, have explored the neuro-invasive nature of novel coronavirus highlighting that loss of smell and… Read more..

FDA approves first home testing kit for coronavirus

New York: The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first at-home testing kit for Covid-19, a development which will facilitate individuals to hold… Read more..

Houseboats as quarantines: experts urge govt to rethink

The South Indian state of Kerala has been relatively successful in containing coronavirus epidemic after a rather bumpy start, thanks to novel measures like ‘Break… Read more..

Hard fought gains in immunization coverage at risk, warns WHO

Geneva: Shutting down immunization services in the COVID-19 pandemic risks triggering a resurgence of diseases that can be prevented with safe and effective vaccines, warns… Read more..

Covid-19 lockdown effect: Air pollution drops drastically

A majority of countries have indulged in lockdowns to fight off the deadly Covid-19. While the same might have handed out an economic crisis, it’s… Read more..

HMT comes up with disinfection walkways

The threat being posed by Covid-19 will last for some time even after the governments manage to flatten the curve. This calls for novel measures… Read more..